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University Catalog 2014-2015 
University Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning (COTL)

The Certificate Program in Online Teaching and Learning is designed to meet the growing needs of online educators in a wide variety of teaching sectors like K-12 teachers, Higher Education faculty, Community College Professors, non-profits, governmental agencies and businesses that develop online training programs. The Online Teaching and Learning is designed for both experienced trainers and educators and those interested in entering the field of online teaching and learning.

Admission to the Program

For admission to the program, applicants must have:

1. An earned baccalaureate degree from accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
    Official transcripts are required as per the CSU mentor admission requirements.
2. A professional resume.
3. Two confidential letters of recommendation from University faculty or professional references on letterhead.
4. A written statement of professional purpose that reflects an understanding of the Instructional Technology.

Requirements for the Certificate (16 Quarter units)

A total of 16 Quarter units are required. Students must pass a qualifying examination and complete a culminating project in every class.